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Around Town — 9-19-12

WEDNESDAY

Homecoming parade
West Lincoln High School will hold its annual homecoming parade 5:30 p.m. from Cat Square Road to Zur Leonard Road to Bill Sain Road.

THURSDAY

Diabetes discussion
CMC-Lincoln will host another “Thursday’s Treats” session on diabetes prevention 3 p.m. in the Dogwood Room of Lincoln Medical Plaza, 441 McAlister Rd. in Lincolnton. For more information, call Valerie at (980) 212-6006.

AARP meeting
Local AARP 3682 will meet in the Senior Center’s multi-purpose room at the Gaston College Lincoln Campus, 511 S. Aspen St. in Lincolnton. Lincoln County Home Health Agency will present the program followed by a covered dish lunch. New members are welcome. Call (704) 276-2153 for more information.

Conservation Field Day
The Lincoln Soil & Water Conservation District and other agricultural and conservation agencies will hold their annual Conservation Field Day for sixth grade students 9:15-11:25 a.m. and 12-2:10 p.m. at Betty Ross (South Fork) Park in Lincolnton. Stations will focus on water, soils, wildlife, forestry and agriculture.

Social Services
Lincoln County Board of Social Services will meet 1:30 p.m. in the Board Room of the Social Services facility, 1136 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-0738.

Spay/neuter clinic
The Humane Society of Lincoln County will hold registration 4-6 p.m. at 2422 Country Club Rd. in Lincolnton for their Oct. 2 low cost spay and neuter clinic. For more information, call (704) 732-9022, and leave a message.

Widowed Group
Widowed Group of the Greater Gaston Area will host Gospel music with vocalist Marty Vanderlip 6 p.m. at the Senior Park & Rec. Center, 1303 Dallas-Cherryville Hwy. in Dallas. For more information, call (704) 865-5663.

FRIDAY

Diabetes program
Registration is due for The Cooperative Extension-Lincoln County unit and Senior Citizen Council’s upcoming six-week long, living healthy program on diabetes self-management, which will commence 11 a.m. Monday at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton. To register, call (704) 736-8461.

Financial seminar
Deadline is Friday to apply for the seminar series “Money Talks– A Financial Guide for Women,” which will be 2-5 p.m. Tuesdays Oct. 2-30 at the Cooperative Extension office at the James W. Warren Citizen Center, 115 West Main St. in Lincolnton. The program will repeat 2-5 p.m. Wednesdays Oct. 3-31 at the Shanklin Library in Denver. For more information, call (704) 736-8461.

Poetry Lincolnton
Poetry Lincolnton will meet 7 p.m. at the Lincoln Cultural Center, 403 E. Main St. in Lincolnton. Open mic will follow the show.

SATURDAY

Country breakfast
Daniels Lutheran Church, 3170 Reespville Rd. in Lincolnton, will host a country breakfast 7-10 a.m. Call Pastor Ted Bost at (704) 735-2388 ext. 8034 for more information.

Consignment sale
Cornerstone Church, 411 E. Main St. in Maiden, will host a kid’s consignment sale 8 a.m. to noon. For more information or to consign, visit cornerstonelink.com or email cornerstoneconsign@yahoo.com.

TOPS walk
The group TOPS (Take Off Pounds Seriously) will sponsor a walk along the walking trail in Lincolnton starting 8 a.m. at the old train station. For more information, call Lois Ward at (704) 735-5201.

Food pantry
Without Walls Freedom Center, 118 Colonial Village Dr. in Lincolnton, will host their Two Fish & Five Loaves Food Pantry 9-11 a.m. For more information, call (704) 240-4411.

Overeaters Anonymous
Overeaters Anonymous will meet 10:30 a.m. to noon in the back building of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 2639 E. N.C. 150 in Lincolnton. Call Robbie for more information at (704) 616-2620.

Food sale
Davis Chapel A.M.E. Zion Church and House of God Tabernacle will host a fish sandwich and chicken wing sale starting 11 a.m. at the home of Louise McClain, 318 S. Government St. in Lincolnton. For more information, call (704) 732-0112.

Blood drive
Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will host a blood drive 4-7 p.m. at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 537 N.C. 16 in Denver.

MONDAY

Art competition
The Arts Council of Lincoln County is now accepting entries for their annual Paul C. Rhyne Art Competition. Entries will be accepted through Sept. 28. The art show will run Oct. 1-28 at the Lincoln Cultural Center. For more information, call (704) 732-9044.

UPCOMING

Dave Ramsey class
Registration is now open for Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class at Gainsville Baptist Church, N.C. 182 in Lincolnton. Meetings will be weekly Sept. 30-Nov. 5. For more information, call Brad Freeman at (704) 472-4872 or Mike Rice at (704) 689-7410.

Union VFD meeting
Residents of the Union VFD (Vale) district can now view copies of the agency’s updated bylaws at Hampton’s Grocery and Service Station, Cat Square Superette and Union VFD. Residents will be able to vote on the laws at an annual meeting on Oct. 15 at the department. For more information, call (704) 276-2944.

4-H Science Fair
Registration is now open for the 4-H Science Fair Jan. 12 at the Catawba Science Center. Application packets and other materials can be obtained through the county 4-H agent. For more information, contact April Dillon at (704) 736-8458 or April_Dillon@ncsu.edu.

Tai Chi class
Registration is now open for The Cooperative Extension-Lincoln County unit’s Sept. 27 Tai Chi class, which will run 5-6 p.m. weekly for six weeks at the James W. Warren Citizens Center, 115 W. Main St. in Lincolnton. Call (704) 736-8461 to register.

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